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INBOUND SQUIRREL HILL TUNNEL CLEANING ACTIVITIES TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 7 – FRIDAY NIGHT, JULY 10 IN PITTSBURGH

Washing activities in the inbound (westbound) Squirrel Hill Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Tuesday night, July 7.

 

A single-lane restriction will occur in the inbound tunnel from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night from Tuesday night, July 7 through Friday night, July 10. 

BAUM BOULEVARD/BIGELOW BOULEVARD/BLOOMFIELD BRIDGE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT BEGINS TUESDAY, JUNE 30 – AUGUST 2016 IN PITTSBURGH
A $12.34 million improvement project on Route 380 (Bigelow Boulevard, Baum Boulevard, North Craig Street and the Bloomfield Bridge) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin on Tuesday, June 30 weather permitting.

Roadway reconstruction work will occur on Route 380 (Baum Boulevard/North Craig Street/Bigelow Boulevard) between Morewood Avenue and Herron Avenue in the City of Pittsburgh.  The project includes full depth reconstruction from the Bigelow Boulevard eastbound off-ramp to the Bloomfield Bridge to the Baum Avenue Bridge over the PAT Busway.  Additionally, reconstruction of the Baum Avenue bridge deck and milling and resurfacing of Baum Avenue from the bridge to Morewood Avenue will occur.  Other work includes reconstruction of ADA curb cut ramps, traffic signal upgrades and pavement reconstruction at the Bloomfield Bridge.

Beginning at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30 the ramp from eastbound (outbound) Bigelow Boulevard to the Bloomfield Bridge will close to traffic for 44 consecutive days for roadway reconstruction.  Traffic will be detoured.

Posted detour

  • Motorists will continue eastbound on Bigelow Boulevard past the ramp

  • Continue straight onto North Craig Street

  • Turn left onto Baum Boulevard

  • Follow Baum Boulevard to Liberty Avenue

  • Turn left onto Liberty Avenue and follow to the Bloomfield Bridge

  • End detour

Single-lane restrictions for structural steel work will begin at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30 on the Baum Avenue Bridge over the PAT busway.  Long-term single-lane closures on the bridge will be implemented at a later date.

Roadway reconstruction work will begin tentatively on July 8 on Bigelow Boulevard between North Craig Street and approximately Herron Avenue.  All traffic will be shifted into the eastbound lanes.  A single lane will be maintained in each direction in the eastbound lanes as crews begin work in the westbound lanes.  Reconstruction work will continue through late August.  Once the work is complete, all traffic will be shifted into the newly constructed westbound lanes so the eastbound reconstruction can begin.

Additional work in 2015 that is currently unscheduled includes:

  • Roadway reconstruction of North Craig Street between Bigelow Boulevard and the Baum Avenue Bridge.  A 91 day closure will be required.

  • Multiple weekend closure of Blessing Street for roadway reconstruction.

  • Reconstruction work on the Bloomfield Bridge ramps at Bigelow Boulevard.  Two separate long-term ramp closures will occur.

The project will conclude in August of 2016.  Work occurring next year includes the deck replacement of the Baum Boulevard bridge and the milling and resurfacing of Baum Boulevard between the bridge and Morewood Avenue.

ROUTE 28 TRAFFIC STOPPAGES SATURDAY, JUNE 27, IN O’HARA TOWNSHIP

Short-term traffic stoppages on Route 28 in O’Hara Township, Allegheny County will occur Saturday morning, June 27 weather permitting.

 

Traffic stoppages lasting for approximately 15-20 minutes each as needed will occur in both directions on Route 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday.  Contracted crews from Duquesne Light Company will conduct aerial equipment removal on Route 28 between the RIDC Drive (Exit 10) and the Harmar/I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike (Exit 11) interchanges. 

 

I-376 PARKWAY EAST BRIDGE WASHING ACTIVITIES CONTINUE MONDAY NIGHT, JUNE 22 – FRIDAY NIGHT, JULY 3 IN PITTSBURGH

Bridge washing activities on I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Monday night, June 22 weather permitting.

 

Lane restrictions on I-376 and associated ramps at the Squirrel Hill/Homestead (Exit 74) interchange will occur from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly through Friday, July 3.   

I-376 PARKWAY EAST OVERNIGHT BRIDGE WASHING ACTIVITIES FRIDAY, JUNE 19 – THURSDAY, JULY 2 IN PITTSBURGH
Overnight bridge washing activities in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Friday night, June 19 weather permitting.

Overnight single-lane restrictions will occur as needed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night through Thursday, July 2 in the following locations:

  • I-376 (Parkway East) over Bates Street

  • I-376 (Parkway East) over Saline Street

31ST STREET BRIDGE INSPECTION SUNDAY, JUNE 21 – FRIDAY, JUNE 26 & MONDAY, JUNE 29, IN PITTSBURGH
Inspection activities on the 31st Street Bridge (Route 2122) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Sunday, June 21, weather permitting.

Single-lane alternating traffic on the bridge will occur daily from Sunday, June 21 through Friday, June 26 and on Monday, June 29 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

Flaggers will guide motorists through the traffic pattern as crews from A&A Consultants and the Sofis Rigging Company conduct the routine inspection.       

INBOUND SQUIRREL HILL TUNNEL MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES SUNDAY NIGHT, JUNE 21 – THURSDAY NIGHT, JUNE 25 IN PITTSBURGH
Inlet cleaning and washing operations in the inbound (westbound) Squirrel Hill Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Sunday night, June 21.

A single-lane restriction will occur in the inbound tunnel from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night through Thursday night, June 25.

ROUTE 28 ITS INSTALLATION MONDAY, MAY 11 – MID-NOVEMBER IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY
Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) installation on Route 28 in various areas of Allegheny County will begin on Monday, May 11 weather permitting.

Crews from Wellington Power Corporation will begin installation of CCTV cameras and Dynamic Message signs for Route 28 in the following locations through mid-November:

  • Route 28 between the 62nd Street in Etna Borough to Russellton Road in Harmar Township.  Shoulder and lane restrictions will occur as needed weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Delafield Road in the City of Pittsburgh. Shoulder and lane restrictions will occur as needed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

  • Alpha Drive, Beta Drive and Powers Run Road in O’Hara Township. Shoulder and lane restrictions will occur as needed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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